Tag: spinal fractures

What is Osteoporosis?

  What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disease that affects the bones, causing progressive bone loss. When a person has osteoporosis, their bones become porous and are at a heightened risk of fracture. Osteoporosis is an incredibly common disease among older men and women, and is often not detected until… Read more »

Osteoporosis Detection, Prevention and Myths

This month, our physicians want to provide you with useful resources on osteoporosis in honor of Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month. Although osteoporosis is increasingly common, many people are not aware they could be at risk. In an effort to raise awareness and prevent the disease, we have some quick… Read more »

Spinal Fractures Caused by Osteoporosis

May is Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, and our physicians sat down to give us some prevention tips and treatment methods on a serious part of osteoporosis: spinal fractures. Nearly 10 million Americans currently have osteoporosis, and about 18 million are at risk of developing it. A major concern for… Read more »